via Daily Prompt: Ascend A woman working, climbing, ascending to the top of the mountain Past the misery, where she screamed; Primal Screams echo like a fountain Or, was she Hearing Echoes? Echoes of her past? Of one Bad Day too many Where she couldn't see the Beauty Among the Thorns all along the journey The … Continue reading Ascending From The Bottom
A little girl screams into the darkness; does anyone hear her? Does anyone even care? Does anyone comfort her in her pain? A woman weary from work finds a note; mind races like on fire She sees her homeless past in an echo of her mind Five steps forward, ten steps back; caught in the crossfire … Continue reading The Primal Scream
She says to herself "Never again, absolutely never" She even promises friends, family and her lover that this time will be forever But even they know the truth; it will be like all the other times Heartache, misery, tears of anguish and yet more lies She goes to work but she's got the telltale … Continue reading The Enticement
via Daily Prompt: Focused You say that where my life is going is wrong You say that I am selling myself short and deserve more I have it all, can be it all so you say; but I am headstrong Hearing you go on and on about what you don't got is such a bore You … Continue reading Parting of the Ways
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via Daily Prompt: Overcome All her life she felt like The Child Left Behind with her shiny and pressed school dress Everyone she knew from family to friends thought her sweet, loving, never apt to unkindness But what most did not realize was that she was bound, shackled to this image An image that brings to … Continue reading Hearing Echoes
via Daily Prompt: Critical Oh, Haley... A very strong, independent woman; single mother with children Left behind; trashed inside, tossed aside, all because she drank like the men Oh, Haley... Lost her heart, Lost her soul, lost her mind, nearly lost her life Almost lost her kids and everything dear, the very thought cut her … Continue reading Haley
Why am I writing? Why do the "blog?" Good question. I was looking around the "Blogging University" site and found some intriguing "lessons" and thought I'd see what they had to teach. This was one - Why do I blog to begin with? Why write? What's my purpose? What is my true intention? It's having me really … Continue reading Why?
Deliveryvia Daily Prompt: Delivery As I sat before my computer musing over what to do with this day's prompt of "delivery," I thought of a million things. Humorous times when I'd jump over the unexpected package that appeared. Nah, none stood out to write about. The only thing that came to mind were three special … Continue reading Setting Free The Doves
via Daily Prompt: Foggy Normally, I would have been singing the praises of how I made my choice to get my head out of fog known as addiction upon my sobriety date at the end of June this year. But I didn't. Why I don't know. I'm guessing it's because I'm dealing with more fog … Continue reading Stepping My Way Out of The Fog